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Byhand
African
Artisans

Handmade Interior

Interior

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Process

Handicraft Unites
01

Community

Our vision is to make the relationship with each Artisan a sustainable longterm process in constant development. When designers and craftsmen spend years and countless hours working together, the respect and the friendship that grows between them result in products that would otherwise not be possible. Boundaries in technical ability and design horizons are continuously being pushed and moved.

02

Unite

Apart from uniting designers and craftsmen, we also aim to unite artisans working with materials to work and develop together. When the abilities and the different materials are merged it introduces a new level of artisanship with endless opportunities. This way we get to combine not only unique craftsmanships from this continent but also its unique cultures and the stories behind.

03

Sustain

Traditional artisanship evolves around the materials found in the local areas of the artisans. When we harvest the stone, the wood the wool and the cotton, we try to always do it in a way that creates incomes for the artisans without plundering the Earth that we inhabit. We naturally come to represent globalization in areas where we work. Being aware of this make us responsible for the relationships we build up that can be life changing for some artisans.

The Byhand Crew

Team Member

Design

The Creative Mind of Byhaa´s Yearly Collection. Ellen runs the organizational aspects of the company.

Ellen Simonia

Chief Designer &
Co-Founder
Team Member

Art-Direction!

Autodidact eco-house builder. Photographer, graphic designer and head of Byhaa´s virtual platform

Henrik Georg

Director &
Co-Founder
Team Member

Production!

Art-educated from Cairo University - Creative, kind and dedicated Muna manages the daily business..

Muna Sourour

Production Manager & Designer
Team Member

Shipping!

Efficient octopus helpful and resourceful. Born and raised in Downtown Cairo, mohamed knows everything worth knowing about Cairo.

Muhamed Samir

Logistic Manager